Zeid is out for the season due to July foot surgery, so this move doesn't change anything. He finished the season with a 6.97 ERA in 20 2/3 innings of work.
Bogaerts has been out a week while recovering, and he spent that time on the 7-day disabled list. He is hitting eighth in Saturday's game against the Rays, and carries a .223/.293/.333 line for the season into the action.
After missing one game with an ankle injury,
Grossman is batting leadoff and starting in left field against Texas, after recovering from the injury that forced him out Wednesday. Grossman is hitting .237/.339/.344 in the month of August, with 14 walks and 12 RBI.
Pearce's MRI showed good news, in that he did not suffer an oblique or intercostals strain, which would likely cost him more time. He is not in the lineup for Saturday's game, but appears to be day to day at this point.
Deduno was placed on outright waivers and will report to the Astros in the coming days, according to the report. He has pitched mostly out of the bullpen for the Twins this season, posting a 4.60 ERA in 92 innings of work.
Locke has been a consistent part of the team's rotation since June, and should continue to be so moving forward. He will almost certainly be brought back to the majors when rosters expand in a few days, though it is not clear if this impacts his scheduled start Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Morel spent the minimum 10 days in the minors prior to his recall, and should be able to spend the remainder of the season in the majors with rosters expanding in a few days. He has hit just .143/.182/.190 in 21 at-bats in the majors this season.
Alvarez has been out since Tuesday, as the injury has now cost him three games.